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By Tajuddin
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Jun 30th, 2017
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Washington (AP + DIPLOMAT.SO) – President Donald Trump on Friday will discuss North Korea and trade with South Korea’s new leader, whose pro-engagement stance toward the North could clash with the U.S. administration’s intent to crank up sanctions. Trump welcomed South Korean President Moon Jae...
By Tajuddin
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Sep 20th, 2016
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Pyongyang, North Korea ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has supervised a ground test of a new rocket engine to launch satellites, the North’s state media reported on Tuesday, the latest in a rapid succession of missile-related tests this year by the isolated stat...
By Tajuddin
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Jul 19th, 2016
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Pyongyang, Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – North Korea fired three ballistic missiles early on Tuesday which flew between 500 and 600 kms (300 and 360 miles) into the sea off its east coast, South Korea’s military said, the latest in a series ...
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Apr 25th, 2016
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New York , United States of America (AFP + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The UN Security Council echoed international condemnation Sunday of a submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM) test by North Korea, while US President Barack Obama dismissed Pyongyang’s offer of a nuclear moratorium. Saturday...
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Mar 11th, 2016
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Pyongyang, North Korea ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – North Korean leader Kim Jong Un watched a ballistic missile launch test and ordered the country to improve nuclear attack capability by continuing to conduct more tests, the official KCNA news agency reported on Friday. The report did not say wh...
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Mar 9th, 2016
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Pyongyang,North Korea (Xinhua + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The top leader of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) said nuclear warheads “have been standardized to be fit for ballistic missiles” through miniaturization, the official KCNA news agency reported Wednesday. “T...
By Tajuddin
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Feb 26th, 2016
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New York ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – From inspecting visiting North Korean ships to paring back coal imports, the burden of enforcing new U.N. sanctions on Pyongyang falls mainly on China, which wants to punish its ally for nuclear violations without squeezing it to the point of crisis. After ne...
By Tajuddin
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Feb 21st, 2016
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Washington ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The United States rejected a North Korean proposal to discuss a peace treaty to formally end the Korean War because it did not address denuclearization on the peninsula, the State Department said on Sunday. State Department spokesman John Kirby made the com...
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Feb 21st, 2016
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Pyongyang (AFP + DIPLOMAT.SO) – North Korean state media on Sunday confirmed the country has a new military chief following earlier reports in Seoul that the former holder of the post had been executed. Ri Myong-Su, former People’s Security Minister, was referred to as “chief of the...
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Feb 3rd, 2016
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Seoul, South Korea ( AP + DIPLOMAT.SO) — North Korea plans to launch a long-range rocket it claims is for an Earth observation satellite, but critics think it’s mounting a test of its ballistic missile technology instead, that could bring it closer to building a missile to reach as far as the U...